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Movie reviews from Mocomi Kids
New movies come out every week.. Unsure if they're child friendly or worth watching? Let these reviews help make the decision.
Jumanji: The Next Level – Movie Review

Jumanji: The Next Level – Movie Review

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ picks up over a year after the first film. The unlikely group of friends, who banded together to battle the mysterious world of Jumanji, have remained close. Having moved to different cities for college, they are all back together to celebrate Christmas.

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By Mocomi Kids on December 26, 2019 Read more ...
Just Add Magic – T.V. Series Review

Just Add Magic – T.V. Series Review

‘Just Add Magic’ is a live-action television series produced by Amazon Studios and is available to viewers on Amazon Prime Video. It is ideal for viewers between the ages of 6 – 11 years and is filled to the brim with adventure and magic.

The series is set in the town of Saffron Falls ...

By Mocomi Kids on December 12, 2019 Read more ...
Frozen II – Movie Review

Frozen II - Movie Review

‘Frozen’ proved to be one of Disney’s highest-grossing films when it premiered in 2013. Children across the world sang along with fervour to iconic songs, including ‘Let it Go’. The film followed Anna and her older sister Elsa, who has the power to control snow and ice. The film was an inst ...

By Mocomi Kids on November 28, 2019 Read more ...
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – Movie Review

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – Movie Review

The film ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’, is a live-action retelling of the Disney classic ‘Sleeping Beauty’. A sequel to the first film released in 2014, the characters are even darker this time around. The core of the film is centred around the love between a mother and her child: Aurora (pl ...

By Mocomi Kids on November 14, 2019 Read more ...
Storm Boy – Movie Review

Storm Boy – Movie Review

The film ‘Storm Boy’ is based on a novella by Colin Thiele, of the same name. Hailed as a classic for children, the book has been used as a tool to educate children in Australian schools for decades. It has helped teach generations of children about respect and love towards animals and aboriginal ...

By Mocomi Kids on October 31, 2019 Read more ...
The Missing Link – Movie Review

The Missing Link – Movie Review

Laika Studios has long built a reputation for beautifully created, albeit dark, stop motion animated movies. With films like ParaNorman and Coraline under their belt, ‘Missing Link’ comes as a refreshing surprise.

Set in Victorian England, explorer Sir Lionel Frost has spent his career ...

By Mocomi Kids on October 17, 2019 Read more ...
Abominable – Movie Review

Abominable - Movie Review

The Yeti has always remained an ever-elusive figure, captured through the years both in animated as well as live-action features. ‘Abominable’ is the story of a young girl Yi who lives with her mother and grandmother in Shanghai. She hopes to fulfil her late father’s dreams of her travelling th ...

By Mocomi Kids on October 3, 2019 Read more ...
Dora and the Lost City of Gold – Movie Review

Dora and the Lost City of Gold - Movie Review

Dora the Explorer became a household name when it was introduced on Nickelodeon in 2000. Children fell in love with the adventurous, bi-lingual and ever-curious young girl. It has gone on to become one of the longest-running animated shows on Nickelodeon, entertaining generations of children. Riding ...

By Mocomi Kids on September 19, 2019 Read more ...
Angry Birds Movie 2 – Movie Review

Angry Birds Movie 2 - Movie Review

The Angry Birds Movie franchise is based on the popular puzzle video game of the same name. For those unaware, the game is based on birds being slingshotted at pigs stationed on different parts of the screen. By aiming correctly, players can eliminate the pigs.

The first Angry Birds Movie m ...

By Mocomi Kids on September 5, 2019 Read more ...
Pokemon Detective Pikachu – Movie Review

Pokemon Detective Pikachu - Movie Review

The Pokemon franchise took the world by storm in 1996. Children across the globe were thrown into a frenzy, collecting Pokemon cards and playing the video games. Pokemon enthusiasts were treated to the ‘Pokemon: First Movie’ released in 1999, f ...

By Mocomi Kids on August 22, 2019 Read more ...
The Lion King – Movie Review

The Lion King – Movie Review

The classic animated film from Disney of the same name gets a makeover with new songs and photorealistic animation. It is evident from the get-go that a phenomenal amount of time, effort and money has gone into the remake. Animators have made painstaking efforts to ensure each blade of grass, the fur ...

By Mocomi Kids on August 8, 2019 Read more ...
Toy Story 4 – Movie Review

Toy Story 4 - Movie Review

‘Toy Story 4’ brings to a close the Toy Story franchise, which began in 1995 with the release of the first film. For those who have followed this franchise from the beginning, the film provides a wonderful sense of closure, with each of the characters understanding their larger sense of purpose.< ...

By Mocomi Kids on July 18, 2019 Read more ...
A Dog’s Journey &#8211; Movie Review

A Dog’s Journey - Movie Review

If you are a dog lover, then ‘A Dog’s Journey’ is the film for you. It follows the life of a dog named Bailey – who reincarnates and returns in the film many times. He is first seen as an elderly St. Bernard/Australian shepherd mix and for the four ...

By Mocomi Kids on July 4, 2019 Read more ...
The Secret Life of Pets 2 &#8211; Movie Review

The Secret Life of Pets 2 - Movie Review

‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ is an animated film which takes forward the franchise after the highly successful ‘Secret Life of Pets’ released in 2016. The film follows the lives of a group of domesticated animals and the secret adventures they have when their owners leave the house. Viewers we ...

By Mocomi Kids on June 20, 2019 Read more ...
Aladdin &#8211; Movie Review

Aladdin - Movie Review

The film ‘Aladdin’ is synonymous with Disney’s animated film released in 1992, with Robin Wiliams playing the role of the loveable and hilarious Genie. This time around, Guy Ritchie takes over direction, choosing to cast Will Smith in the live-action rendition of the film.

New so ...

By Mocomi Kids on June 5, 2019 Read more ...
Ugly Dolls &#8211; Movie Review

Ugly Dolls - Movie Review

The town of ‘Uglyville’ celebrates all things weird, wonderful and imperfect. It is where imperfect is the norm and every resident celebrates themselves including all their flaws.

Uglyville is where all the dolls are deposited when they do not reach the quality standards at a doll fac ...

By Mocomi Kids on May 23, 2019 Read more ...
The Grinch &#8211; Movie Review

The Grinch - Movie Review

The Grinch is a much loved character all children have grown up with. Taken from the books of Dr. Seuss, this grumpy, solitary, christmas- hater is a character you love to hate. With his trusty doggy side-kick Max, the Grinch is set out to steal Christmas from the residents of the neighbouring town o ...

By Mocomi Kids on April 12, 2019 Read more ...